Custodian - 2 positions
Deadline for Applications is 03/14/2021
Code: 16348 Posted: 02/25/2021
UW-Parkside has two Custodian Positions open. One in the Facilities department and 1 in the Department of Housing & Residence Life. Custodians are very important in the success of our campus as their responsibility is to keeping the appointed areas clean, safe and ensure proper sanitation. Duties are to be performed in a professional and safe manner, with an emphasis on customer service. This position may occasionally be asked to work hours in excess of the normal shift assigned. All activities are performed in accordance with custodial unit standard operating procedures, safety practices and campus policies.
UW Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career and is part of the UW Systems. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer good benefits and an opportunity to get involved in community projects and employee engagement activities. We are certainly proud of its diverse student body in the UW System. We work together to help our students, staff and faculty thrive. Find out why Parkside is where you belong.
Essential Job Functions
The main duties and responsibilities for these roles are the maintenance of campus buildings and furnishings to provide an environment conducive to the education operations. Required to ensure cleanliness, orderliness and safety when preparing assigned areas for appointed/scheduled uses. Utilizes basic equipment and supplies to clean assigned facility areas and remove waste and recyclables. Monitor and secure facility interior and exterior entrances by performing tasks of locking doors after hours and reports issues to appropriate entities. Maintains organization of supply areas and equipment, documents inventory, and requests additional supplies as needed. Documents and reports repairs, violations, and pest control needs. Maintains clean and clear walkways to ensure they are free of debris, litter, snow, and ice.
Facilities Custodian – Position is responsible for providing custodial services (general cleaning and maintenance) in offices, classrooms, restrooms, and all similar areas on the University campus.
Housing & Residence Life – Position is responsible for keeping the student rooms, bathrooms, and public areas of the residence halls and apartments clean and safe. Shovel snow/ice as needed. Prepare rooms/buildings for academic year, University guests, and summer conference guests. Weekday, weekend, and some holiday work required.
- Ability to read and understand written directions independently
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license upon appointment
- Basic computer skills (i.e., email and punch clock)
- High school graduation or successful completion of GED
- Experience interacting/working with a diverse, multicultural population
Salary and Benefits
Starting hourly rate of $15.00 plus applicable night and weekend shift differentials depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Contact information for three professional references.
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday March 14th, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 03/14/2021